Tuesday, 4 February 2014

Holly Jolly Christmas Challenge 'Gift tags'





Hello everyone, and a very warm welcome to Cindy who is joining us as a new follower this week.

Holly Jolly Christmas Challenge

It is time for our new challenge over at the Holly Jolly Christmas Challenge and this week Judy is hosting a 'Gift tag' challenge, which is being sponsored by Bugaboo.

I used their Santa's sleigh tag


On this one, I just printed it on to cream card, cut it out, inked the edges and finished it with a gem for Rudolph's nose and some twine.


For this one, I made a gift card holder and used some embossing paste and a stencil to add some texture. I then printed the tag twice, once onto plain card and once onto patterned paper, before cutting them out and layering them with some foam dots. Another gem ( I feel a compulsion to add one whenever I see a reindeer!), and some ribbon finished it off.


This one was printed and the centre tag was cut out and layered onto a different shaped tag to give an elegant black and white look with some fancy ribbon.

For my final item, I took the tag image into my Silhouette Studio software and was able to isolate Santa and his sleigh and enlarge them before cutting them out on my Cameo.


I then made a simple Christmas card to match that last tag, by cutting some hills and embossing them with a snowflake embossing folder, and adding a sentiment. I have to say I am still loving my Cameo, and I really enjoy seeing what I can do with the software. There is no way I could have fussy cut all those reindeer!

Here they are all together:-



I'd like to enter these into

Thanks for stopping by.

Hugs
Carol x

15 comments:

  1. Absolutely stunning and beautiful.
    luv
    irene
    xxxx

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  2. Your tags and card are just gorgeous.

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  3. Your tags and card are fantastic Carol!

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  4. These are fab, thanks for playing at WW. O have some candy on offer

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  5. beautiful love your use of the digi theme, thank you so much for joining us at the Winter Wonderland challenge
    Hugs Kate xx
    ps. I have new release candy if you are interested :)

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  6. Great card and gorgeous tags..huggles Sue xx

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  7. FAB makes, I do love the designs, that reindeer stamp is gorgeous. Joey x

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  8. Your creations are all so beautiful!
    Thanks for playing with us at Christmas Card Challenges this week!
    Monica - CCC DT

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  9. Love all your tags - your card is awesome!

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  10. What fabulous things you did with that image. I love all those tags, and the card is just fabulous. Brilliant idea to put that all on some snowy hills.

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  11. Simply amazing! I adore those reindeer of yours. My fave is the blue tag and the white card :)

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  12. These are all beautiful, I love the card you made with your Silhouette, great idea! Thanks for joining us at Christmas Card Challenges.

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  13. They are fabulous! Really love the shading technique on the beige one. Love them all! Thanks for linking up at Christmas Card Challenges! Karen N (DT)

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  14. Thanks for entering this lovely card for my CHNC challenge extra for February - hope to see you again soon x

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Thanks,
Carol x

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